How to Recover Saved Passwords in Claws Mail

How to Recover Saved Passwords in Claws Mail

This research article exposes the password secrets of Claws Mail– one of the popular Email clients.

Here we show you, all interesting details including where all your mail passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

Claws Mail Password Secrets

Claws Mail saves all your email login passwords at following location

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\Claws-Mail\

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Claws-Mail\

Claws Mail uses 3 important files to store all account details as explained below,

file: accountrc => main account details 
file: passwordstorerc => encrypted password
file: clawsrc => Master passphrase details

Here are the sample contents of “accountrc” file,


[Account: 1]
account_name=xensoftware@gmail.com@pop.gmail.com
is_default=1
name=xensoftware
address=xensoftware@gmail.com
receive_server=pop.gmail.com
smtp_server=smtp.localhost
user_id=xensoftware@gmail.com
...

[Account: 2]
account_name=XenArmor
is_default=0
name=xenarmor
address=contact@xenarmor.com
protocol=1
receive_server=imap.xenarmor.com
smtp_server=smtp.xenarmor.com
...

Also the “passwordstorerc” file contains password which is encrypted using AES-256-CBC algorithm & master password from “clawsrc” file.

How to Recover Claws Mail Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all the forgotten email passwords from Claws Mail without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our Email Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your email passwords from Claws Mail as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install Email Password Recovery Pro software from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all passwords from popular email clients including Claws Mail as shown below
It can also recover mail passwords from custom profile locations, portable email clients & external drives

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide

 

Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of Claws Mail. Please comment below on what do you think or if you have any queries.

 

 


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